verb (used without object), dealt, deal·ing.
verb (used with object), dealt, deal·ing.
- the distribution of cards to the players in a game.
- the set of cards in one's hand.
- the turn of a player to deal.
- the period of time during which a deal is played.
- Poker. to deal the final hand of a game.
- Slang. to get rid of or trade (something or someone) in a transaction.
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Idioms for deal
Origin of deal1
Definition for deal (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for deal
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I think everybody would like to be handsome and good at karate.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
British Dictionary definitions for deal (1 of 3)
verb deals, dealing or dealt (dɛlt)
- the process of distributing the cards
- a player's turn to do this
- a single round in a card game
Word Origin for deal
British Dictionary definitions for deal (2 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for deal (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with deal
In addition to the idioms beginning with deal
- deal in
- deal out
- deal with
- big deal
- close the sale (deal)
- cut a deal
- done deal
- good deal
- make a federal case (big deal)
- no deal
- raw deal
- square deal
- sweeten the kitty (deal)
- wheel and deal